The Renegade Rip

BC’s annual Alumni Barbecue celebrates 61st year Sept. 17

Felicity Tomisaka, Reporter

September 10, 2015

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Bakersfield College is celebrating its 61st annual Alumni Barbecue on Sept. 17. “This is a time to meet and greet, get together, hear from coaches, talk some football and some red & white,” says Becki Whitson, president of BC’s Alumni Association. Whitson is also “expecting a good sized crowd this year.” This year the barbecue will be held in BC’s cafeteria....

Virtual Reality The experience: replacing your world in a second

Virtual Reality The experience: replacing your world in a second

March 19, 2015

Everything is black. There is little noise, except for the communication going on between the man in the room and myself. As the view in front of me brightens,...

Author speaks on species’ communication

Author speaks on species’ communication

Mason J. Rockfellow, Reporter

March 5, 2015

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Anne Benvenuti visited Bakersfield College’s Norman Levan Center for the Humanities on Feb. 24 to talk about how she believes that human communication...

When you can’t pay for comfort

February 24, 2015

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When I moved out, I realized in order to live on my own, you could almost never be home. You had to go to school from morning to evening, go to work from evening till late night and when you sprinkle in homework, laundry mats, clubs at school and extra hours at work you have yourself a big no-fun-time pie. On top of that, I was having a hard time even paying my rent. I went...

Transportation available to thrill seekers at China Peak Ski Resort

Marcus Castro, Reporter

February 4, 2015

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This ski season, China Peak Mountain Resort is offering transportation to the resort from Bakersfield by charter bus for the first time. The bus offers an alternative way of transportation where the riders can relax and not worry about the stresses of driving. China Peak is located about 65 miles northeast of Fresno. It is also considered safe in the sense that people...

Core Ensemble performs “Tres Vidas”

Core Ensemble performs “Tres Vidas”

November 5, 2014

Written by Marjorie Agosin, Bakersfield College’s The Core Ensemble hosted, once again, the chamber music theater work “Tres Vidas” at the Simonsen Performing Arts Center on Oct. 30. The work consists of...

Juan Calderon trying to leave his mark at BC

Monique Hansen-Garcia, Reporter

October 22, 2014

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Bakersfield College men’s cross-country runner Juan Calderon stays humble while remaining one of the fastest runners on the team. At age 22, Calderon carries himself with poise and the optimism of trying to put his hometown Arvin on the map. Calderon has participated in cross-country and track and field for BC, remaining the top runner for the men’s cross-country...

News Briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter

September 24, 2014

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News Brief Sept. 24-Oct. 7   Discover the Dinosaurs Exhibit 3-10 p.m. Sept. 24-28. Admission $6 at the Kern County Fair Grounds.   “Open Studio” by Mercy Hospital. “Choose your own activity. We provide the space and materials, or you can bring in your own project and immerse yourself in our calming environment.” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at Art...

Madden 15 brings ‘Gridiron’

Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor

September 10, 2014

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As the calendar flips to September, there are only two things that can mean, that the football season is fast approaching and the anticipated release of the new Madden 15 for the Xbox One. Last year’s game, Madden 25, was the first to be released for the next generation consoles and was supposed to give us a glimpse into what this franchise was capable of. Sadly, the game...

Food Review- Ruben’s grows with same great food, but in a new location

May 7, 2014

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Nestled in the Rosedale Village shopping center located in the corner of Calloway Drive and Rosedale Highway, is Ruben’s Mexican and Seafood Restaurant, a newly relocated restaurant that has a lot to offer. From the moment guests walk in, they are greeted by the courteous staff who seem eager and genuinely happy to assist them. Upon seating, the server brought the standard...

Pro- Con Should athletes be allowed to display multiple colors?

April 23, 2014

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Pro   Over the past couple of years, the sports world has seen some of its athlete role models turn from big time players to convicts. Criminals are not always gang members and that needs to be understood. Saying that a criminal is affiliated with gangs is stereotypical. A person with gang ties can be someone that grew up in a bad neighborhood and has friends ...

Food Review- Mi Peru provides plenty of flavor

April 23, 2014

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Bakersfield has more than its fair share of Mexican restaurants, carts and trucks, yet sadly, the rest of the Spanish-speaking world is grossly underrepresented here. Mi Peru is one restaurant that shows just how badly our city needs more South American offerings. Located at 731 California Ave., just southeast of Maya Cinemas, Mi Peru may be easy to miss on the first pass....

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